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John Chisholm

Jan 12, 2017

Trial set for ex-Milwaukee officer charged in fatal shooting (UPDATE)

A former Milwaukee police officer will go on trial for the shooting death of a black man, attorneys told a judge Thursday, an indication that there's no plea deal in the works.

Dec 23, 2016

Former Milwaukee officer pleads not guilty in shooting (UPDATE)

A former Milwaukee police officer accused of fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop waived his right to a preliminary hearing Friday, erasing a chance for the public to see body camera footage of the incident.

Dec 22, 2016

Assembly committee OKs investigation into John Doe leaks

The state Assembly has authorized Attorney General Brad Schimel to investigate how evidence collected during a secret investigation into Republican Gov. Scott Walker's campaign was leaked to a newspaper.

Dec 16, 2016

Prosecutor confident in Milwaukee shooting case

The prosecutor who charged a former Milwaukee police officer with killing a black man in a shooting that sparked riots in Wisconsin's largest city said Friday that he's not trying to send a message to the public about police use-of-force.

Dec 15, 2016

Ex-Milwaukee officer charged in fatal shooting of black man (UPDATE)

A former Milwaukee police officer is charged with reckless homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man that sparked two nights of riots.

Dec 13, 2016

View from around the state: Federal prosecutors should look at Jay Anderson shooting death

The family of Jay Anderson Jr., who was shot and killed last June by a Wauwatosa police officer, says that federal prosecutors have agreed to review the case now that Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm has decided that the officer's actions were justified self-defense.

Oct 20, 2016

Milwaukee cop who fatally shot man charged with sex assault

A Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a black man in August, sparking several nights of unrest on the city's north side, has been arrested on a sexual assault charge in an unrelated case, police said Thursday.

Wisconsin Supreme Court
Oct 9, 2016

Attorneys demand return of John Doe documents, investigation

Attorneys who fought a now-closed probe into Republican Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign asked the state Supreme Court on Friday to order prosecutors to return all documents seized in the case and order an investigation into who leaked some of them to a newspaper.

Oct 3, 2016

US Supreme Court sides with state court, Walker investigation won’t be reopened (UPDATE)

The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to reopen a long-stalled investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 campaign against a recall effort, permanently ending a probe that had dogged the Republican even as he launched a brief presidential bid last year.

Sep 16, 2016

State attorney general finishes Milwaukee shooting probe

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says his agents have finished their investigation into the fatal police shooting that sparked riots in Milwaukee.

May 27, 2016

Walker aide’s attorney promises appeal of federal ruling

A federal judge's ruling rejecting a lawsuit by a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker who accused prosecutors of overstepping their constitutional authority will be appealed, the woman's attorney said Friday.

Apr 29, 2016

Prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to reinstate Walker probe

Prosecutors looking to revive an investigation into Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall campaign have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate a state decision halting the probe.


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